Dikirnis

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Dikirnis
Dikirnis is located in Egypt
Dikirnis
Dikirnis
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 31°5′18″N 31°35′49″E / 31.08833°N 31.59694°E / 31.08833; 31.59694Coordinates: 31°5′18″N 31°35′49″E / 31.08833°N 31.59694°E / 31.08833; 31.59694
Country  Egypt
Governorate Dakahlia
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 62,177
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+20) 50

Dikirnis (also spelled: Dekernes; Egyptian Arabic: دكرنس  pronounced [deˈkeɾnes]) is a town in the center of the Dakahlia Governorate of Egypt. It is situated about 20 km east of El Mansoura, the capital of Dakahlia.

Overview

Along with Mansoura and other northern cities, Dikirnis forms a part of the Dakahlia Governorate. The town is home to one of the oldest secondary schools in Egypt, Ali Mubarak School, which was built in 1911.

Climate

Dikirnis is classified by Köppen-Geiger climate classification system as hot desert (BWh).

Climate data for Dikirnis
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17.9
(64.2)
19
(66)
21.5
(70.7)
25.4
(77.7)
30.1
(86.2)
31.7
(89.1)
31.9
(89.4)
32.2
(90)
30.9
(87.6)
28.2
(82.8)
24.4
(75.9)
19.7
(67.5)
26.08
(78.93)
Daily mean °C (°F) 12.5
(54.5)
13.4
(56.1)
15.6
(60.1)
18.9
(66)
22.8
(73)
25.2
(77.4)
26.5
(79.7)
26.6
(79.9)
25.1
(77.2)
22.9
(73.2)
19.3
(66.7)
14.5
(58.1)
20.28
(68.49)
Average low °C (°F) 7.2
(45)
7.8
(46)
9.8
(49.6)
12.4
(54.3)
15.5
(59.9)
18.7
(65.7)
21.1
(70)
21
(70)
19.3
(66.7)
17.7
(63.9)
14.3
(57.7)
9.4
(48.9)
14.52
(58.14)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.59)
9
(0.35)
6
(0.24)
4
(0.16)
3
(0.12)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.31)
11
(0.43)
61
(2.4)
Source: Climate-Data.org1

Villages

Location of Dekernes

Dekernes is the main city in Dekernes Markaz (Center). It is surrounded by many small villages which form a part of Dekernes Markaz such as:

Local unit of Demouh:

  • Demouh
  • El Qibab El Kubra
  • El Qibab El Sughra
  • Kafr El Qibab
  • El Gazeera
  • Meit Dhafer
  • El Mersaah
  • Kafr Abdel Mo'men

Local unit of Demeshalt:

  • Demeshalt
  • Meit El Nahhal
  • Kafr El Baz

Local unit of Negeir:

  • Negeir
  • El Qalyubiya
  • El Azazna
  • Kafr Abu Nasser

Others:

  • El Mahmoudiya
  • Manshat Abdel-Rahman
  • Ashmun El Rumman
  • Meit Tareif
  • Meit Sudan
  • Meit Sewiyd
  • Meit Sharaf
  • Meit Fares

References

  1. ^ "Climate: Dekernes - Climate graph, Temperature graph, Climate table". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 

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